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  • Published: 1 October 2010
  • ISBN: 9781409012818
  • Imprint: RHCP Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 208

The Toll Bridge




The fourth books in the critically acclaimed Dance Sequence by Carnegie Medal-winning author, Aidan Chambers

Everyone seems to know best when it comes to Jan's future - but he's still working out for himself who he really is. Jan feels so hemmed in by the pressures of family and friends, he decides to leave home and live alone in the house on the toll bridge. While there, he meets Tess and Adam and their close bond of friendship develops into something which has devastating effects on them all.

  • Pub date: 1 October 2010
  • ISBN: 9781409012818
  • Imprint: RHCP Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 208

About the Author

Aidan Chambers

Aidan Chambers was born in County Durham in 1934. After national service in the Royal Navy he became a teacher and then, for seven years, a monk. His young adult novels have been widely acclaimed, with POSTCARDS FROM NO-MAN'S LAND winning the prestigious Carnegie Medal and the US Michael L Printz Award. With his wife Nancy he ran Signal magazine and he has served as the president of the School Library Association. His devoted services to children's literature were recognised by his receipt of the Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2002.

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Praise for The Toll Bridge

“It is impossible to do justice to this brilliant, complex novel . . . surely one of the most original and rewarding teenage novels of the year”

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“This is Chambers writing at his awe inspiring best”

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